Siemens Engineering Management in Hutchinson, Kansas
Job Family: Engineering
Division: Wind Power and Renewables
Business Unit: Supply Chain Management
Requisition Number: 201032
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%
Wind Power & Renewables (WP)
Over the past decade, Siemens has established itself as a leader in America’s wind energy industry with over 5,000 “Made for America” wind turbines installed across the U.S. Siemens is committed to growing wind power through products that are proven, reliable, and durable – striving to drive down costs and increase wind as a share of the nation’s energy mix. A national network of service technicians keep turbines operating at maximum capacity.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/wind-power-and-renewables.htm
We live in a world where technology creates new opportunities, new possibilities and progress every day. That goes for harnessing wind power, too. From a modest beginning in the early 80's, the wind turbine business has grown into an international success, serving an increasing share of the planet's burgeoning energy needs. And as wind turbines evolved, we worked continuously to provide quality solutions customers can count on. Supplying confidence is the core of everything we do at Siemens. When it comes down to it, we don't just sell turbines, we sell an investment in the future...and we sell peace of mind. At Siemens, you can find a mix of experience and innovation, wisdom and vision, a mix that makes us a reliable supplier and a dependable partner. Join us now in the following position to leverage your knowledge and trust in the wind.
Siemens Wind Power is part of the business area Siemens Energy, Inc and employs more than 5500 employees worldwide. We are continuously looking for qualified people who would like to join a dynamic and international company.
The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will play a key role in the Siemens US. Wind nacelle manufacturing facility in Hutchinson, KS. As part of the senior plant management team, the Manufacturing Engineering Manager will ensure quality and safety in production operations for the plant. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to lead and influence how we provide quality manufacturing operations in the Wind business. They must have a strong desire to participate in a new, exciting, and growing industry and be able to turn ambiguous situations into best practices. They must also work to inspire and motivate a staff of technical, quality and safety experts in a challenging new role.
This position will report to the Plant Manager.
Ensure the operational excellence of the assembly process for different production lines
Develop and implement new assembly process focusing on cost reduction and efficiency increase
Responsible for the tooling department, focusing on design and implementation of new tools/equipment
Responsible for the technical writing team with focus on work instructions and other technical documents for the shopfloor
Make sure that all operations is sustained by a strong and updated Standard Work Instruction
Hiring support staff in addition to training and development.
Enforcing Siemens policies and procedures.
Ensuring compliance with all federal and state safety guidelines.
Work with HR Manager to guide effort to ensure non-union operations.
Required Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will have a strong manufacturing and operations background and supervisory experience.
8-10+ years directly related experience required.
Ability to lead and motivate Manufacturing Supervisors.
Experience in managing skilled/unskilled workers.
Experience with deal with clients and sub-contractors.
Strong technical acumen.
Technical/practical education or mechanical/constructional experience
Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
Strong problem-solving capabilities.
Understanding of the work processes in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to work in a team environment
Knowledge of wind turbines preferred but not required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and related software.
-Must be able to work in a matrix organizational structure with minimal supervision.*LI-DMK
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